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## Can I use a inch pound torque wrench for foot pounds?

Step 3: Inch Pound Torque Wrench

The **inch pound torque wrench does not read in foot pounds**, so a simple conversion is needed. 1 foot is equal to 12 inches, therefore 20 multiplied by 12 is 240. via

## What is inch pounds torque?

Similarly, an inch-pound (or pound-inch) is **the torque of one pound of force applied to one inch of distance from the pivot**, and is equal to 1⁄12 lbf⋅ft (0.1129848 N⋅m). It is commonly used on torque wrenches and torque screwdrivers for setting specific fastener tension. via

## How do you convert from pounds to feet? (video)

## How do you read a inch pound torque wrench? (video)

## How do you measure foot-pounds without a torque wrench? (video)

## How many inch pounds can you hand tighten?

Simply stated, tighten that nut until the pressure you exert on your wrench handle at a location exactly 1 inch from the fastener is **between 20–25 pounds**. via

## Is 400 ft lbs of torque a lot?

Having 400 pounds of torque **down low** means you have more horsepower down low. Having 400 pounds of torque up high means you have even more horsepower then you had down low. via

## What is pound feet of torque in a car?

Torque measures an engine's turning force and horsepower measures its power. Torque is a force applied over a distance. It's measured in pound-feet (or in metric, newton metres). It's **a measure of how much work your engine can do**. To calculate it, you multiply torque by engine speed. via

## How many foot pounds can you hand tighten?

Hand tight is on average about **2ft-lb**. 7ft-lb is well beyond hand tight. via

## What is 177 inch pounds in foot pounds?

177 inp = **14.748019714602 ft***lbs. You also can convert 177 Inch-Pound to other Energy (popular) units. via

## What is foot pounds per second?

Power. 1 foot pound-force per second is equivalent to: **1.3558179483314 watts**. **1.818×10 ^{−}^{3} horsepower**. via

## What is the lowest setting on a torque wrench?

For big wrenches (measuring in ft-lbs increments) the lowest setting is usually **20 ft-lbs**. If, for some reason, you have a click-type torque wrench that goes all the way down to zero, leave the wrench set to 10 or 20 pounds. via

## How do you read a foot-pound torque wrench?

**Look at the meter at the bottom of the torque wrench**.

The numbers represent the amount of torque in either foot-pounds (ft. -lbs.) or Newton meters (Nm). Wherever the arrow is pointed designates the amount of torque that you're applying to a lug or nut. In the stationary position, the wrench should read 0. via